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Minnesota study finds that medical pot soothes cancer pains

Minnesota study finds that medical pot soothes cancer pains

Symptoms such as pain and nausea improved in cancer patients who took cannabis, according to new research that is part of Minnesota’s effort to address the information void about whether marijuana offers medical benefits.

Analyzing 1,120 cancer patients who received cannabis through the state medical marijuana program, researchers reported Monday that they found noteworthy improvements over four months in all eight symptom categories that they tracked. Read Full Article Here!

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